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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Aculepeira carbonarioides

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Aculepeira
Species carbonarioides (Aculepeira carbonarioides)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Keyserling. Year first published: 1892.
Range
Alaska to Quebec, south to Utah and Colorado. (1)

AB, AK, BC, CO, NH, NT, PQ, UT, WY, YT
Habitat
Webs can be found in the spaces among boulders at or near the tree line. (1)
Remarks
This species was generally found in the center of the web during the day while packardi was more often found in a retreat next to the web in daylight hours.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska - The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Part 23
Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P, Paquin and H.W. Levi. 2003. NRC Research Press.